Constantine of Rhodes

Constantine of Rhodes
   Poet, and asekretis of Constantine VII (qq.v.). His poetical description of the Church of the Holy Apostles in Constantinople (qq.v.) is of some importance, given the church's utter destruction by Mehmed II (q.v.).

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